Agents could prove to be their clients’ knights in shining armor if their health plans are nearing their expiration dates, as industry officials say that the auto renewal system under the Affordable Care Act is riddled with problems that could result in headaches for those who have this option.
According to The Associated Press, the federal government capped penalties at approximately $2,250 for people and just less than $12,250 for a family of five.
Insurance agents have a lot to be proud about, because since the close of the open enrollment period, far fewer people are uninsured today than they were right around this time last year, according to newly released information from the Commonwealth Fund.
After opposing rulings on the Affordable Care Act, the best course of action for insurance agents is to continue on selling as you normally would, according to the National Association of Health Underwriters.
Just when it seemed like the Affordable Care Act was finally being considered the law of the land, a court decision was recently rendered that could put the fate of the legislation in serious jeopardy.
As ACA-related stories have faded from the news cycle, so too have people’s memories, specifically as it relates to what people who have marketplace-based plans are now covered for.
With Aug. 1 nearing – the official halfway point of the summer season – it won’t be long before kids begin their back-to-school shopping, as classes resume once again. And while school-aged guys and gals will be changing from one grade to the next, among high schoolers, some will be transitioning in more ways than one.
You don’t want to put too much of a focus on one consumer group in your lead prospecting, because millennials – the generation of people between 18 and 35 years of age – represent a huge portion of the nation’s purchasing power.
Where communication takes on a high level of importance is with customers and potential clients.
As an insurance agent, if you haven’t started using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, among others, to market yourself or your company, you really ought to think about doing so.